No sooner does man discover intelligence than he tries to involve it in his own stupidity.

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From birth man carries the weight of gravity on his shoulders. He is bolted to earth. But man has o

From birth man carries the weight of gravity on his shoulders. He is bolted to earth. But man has only to sink beneath the surface and he is free.

Mankind has probably done more damage to the Earth in the 20th century than in all of previous huma

Mankind has probably done more damage to the Earth in the 20th century, than in all of previous human history.

Water and air the two essential fluids on which all life depends have become global garbage cans.

Water and air, the two essential fluids on which all life depends, have become global garbage cans.

I am not a scientist. I am rather an impresario of scientists.

I am not a scientist. I am rather an impresario of scientists.

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    Lord, what fools these mortals be!

    Lord, what fools these mortals be!

    Discipline divorced from wisdom is not true discipline, but merely the meaningless following of custom, which is only a disguise for stupidity.

    Discipline divorced from wisdom is not true discipline, but merely the meaningless following of custom, which is only a disguise for stupidity.

    Each of the professions means a prejudice. The necessity for a career forces every one to take sides. We live in the age of the overworked, and the under-educated; the age in which people are so industrious that they become absolutely stupid.

    Each of the professions means a prejudice. The necessity for a career forces every one to take sides. We live in the age of the overworked, and the under-educated; the age in which people are so industrious that they become absolutely stupid.

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